Getting the Words in Order

A set of techniques that we return to time and again on the project are 'cut ups'. We take a source - often a newspaper story, although we have tried witness depositions, and medical reports - and take it apart. Sometimes literally. I have lost count of the number of pairs of scissors I have … Continue reading Getting the Words in Order

Bad Feelings

Staying With Trouble I’ve recently been at the TaPRA conference (Theatre and Performance Research Association). I was in the working group ‘Bodies and Performance’ for the conference, and the focus of the working group was to consider negative affects, after the work of the theorist Sianne Ngai.   The call for papers for this working group … Continue reading Bad Feelings